Are audiophile headphones good for gaming?

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Hi everybody, I want to choose a headset for my gaming purpose, if I want to play the game with the most authentic feeling, one of the main factors is a headset. I'm not sure which model to choose for me. If you have any experience, can I have some suggestions? Thank you very much for your interest in my matter.
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Evshrug
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Apr 7, 2021
I think Audiophile headphones are excellent for gaming. They usually offer more detail, and sound more realistic so you can be more immersed in the game. I wrote a whole guide post and shot a video about this, and how to pick the “best for you” gaming headphone: "Thoughts: The BEST Gaming Headphone for All Time?" post on Drop! https://drop.com/talk/55201/thoughts-the-best-gaming-headphone-for-all-time?utm_source=appshare&referer=Z2JXCA You may have your own opinion, but like @amoeba1126 I use my HD 800 for ultimate in realism and detail (plus I use surround processing), I use a PC38X when I’m on my iPad or away from my studio. I have a Mobius and I find it entertaining, but I don’t use it all that much (it’s best when used for PC gaming). There are MANY other headphones and headsets out there, which is why I made the video above talking in general about what to look for in reviews, depending on your goals.
amoeba1126
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Mar 29, 2021
Headset or headphones? Also wireless or wired? Just for games or for other stuff like movies and music?
HectorHorton
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Mar 29, 2021
Thanks for your comment.
amoeba1126
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Mar 29, 2021
Or don’t answer lol. The stereo headphones that will give you the biggest soundstage (good for competitive FPS that has good positional audio) would be the HD800. K701 and it’s variants are a fantastic alternative, as is the Philips X2. The best sounding wireless headset would be the Penrose if you are going for stereo immersion. Mobius is one of the best sounding wired headsets if you are looking for one with “gaming gimmicks”.